CONVERSATIONS WITH THE DEVIL by Jeff Rovin - FIRST EDITION BOOKSee all titles by Jeff Rovin.
New York Times bestselling author Jeff Rovin has held readers in breathless suspense with his Tom Clancy’s Op-Center novels.
He has created compelling characters with vividly rendered emotions and
actions. His page-turning thrillers have addressed questions of good
and evil in our times.
Now, Rovin confronts the question of
Good and Evil on the ultimate battleground. A human soul hangs in the
balance, and thousands of years of religious teachings depict only the
beginning of the fight for dominion over man.
Sarah Lynch is stunned when one of her young patients hangs himself.
Evidence reveals that Fredric had become a Satanist. Intending to
solve the puzzle of Fredric’s death, Sarah attempts to conjure the
devil—surely then she will understand what the teenager was thinking.
knows that belief in God and the Devil is a construct of the human mind
and that people contain within them both good and evil. Her own family
is the perfect example. Sarah’s mother is still in denial about her
dead husband’s alcoholism, but acts as a wonderful grandparent to the
son of the family’s live-in housekeeper. Her alcoholic brother bounces
from girlfriend to girlfriend and job to job, but always there when
Sarah needs him. And Sarah herself? She lost her faith more than a
decade ago, during a personal crisis. But she is dedicated to giving
others the help she did not receive. Even the nun who is Sarah’s best
friend cannot break through Sarah’s shield of cynicism.
Satan can. The Devil himself rises inSarah’s office, sometimes a being
of dark smoke and sometimes a creature of all-too-perfect, seductive
flesh. Most disturbing is Satan’s claim that only by following him can people find real happiness.
the Devil’s theology, God is a brutal, jealous bully. And as God and
Satan battle for Sarah’s soul, Sarah comes to believe him. She forgets
that he is the Master of Lies . . . .